James Cameron

James Cameron

Director of 'The Terminator' (1984)
James Cameron is one of the most successful people in the movie industry. A large part of his success is due to Titanic, still today the biggest selling film that has ever been released as well as a string of large budget, large popularity movies which have left their mark on Hollywood.Born on Ontario, Canada in Augst 16, 1954, he got into movies from a young age with one of his favorite movies being Stanley Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey. In 1971, he moved to Souther California where we went off to study physics. After graduation he decided to move into the film industry.Cameraon was soon fired by Roger Corman as a model maker but soon he was climbing up the vine making his directorial debute with Piranha 2: The Spawning. Luckily the film was so bad it inspired him to make The Terminator (1984). This created a wave through holloywood and followed this up with Rambo: First Blood Part II and Aliens. He later produced The Abyss which won him an Oscar for Best Special Effects.In 1991 he wrote, produced and directed Terminator 2: Judgement Day followed by several other movies although these did not achieve similar success until in 1997, he produced Titanic, which despite costing over 200 million dolloars, it remains one of the most successful movies of all time, with over 600 million dollars in the U.S., 14 Oscar nominations and 11 Oscars.Source: jamescameron.celebstate.com
So much of literary sci-fi is about creating worlds that are rich and detailed and make sense at a social level. We'll create a world for people and then later present a narrative in that world.More James Cameron quotes [09/25/2011 03:09:28]
Pick up a camera. Shoot something. No matter how small, no matter how cheesy, no matter whether your friends and your sister star in it. Put your name on it as director. Now you're a director. Everything after that you're just negotiating your budget and your fee.More James Cameron quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The universe is like a giant bank vault lock, where the tumblers are constantly moving and once in a while the tumblers line up and you have to listen for the click. So you must be prepared in that moment to step through the door.More James Cameron quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Sometimes your whole life boils down to one insane move.More James Cameron quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I set my goals way higher than the achievable. And when I fail, I fail at a very high level. That's my process. It's really demented, but it actually works. When you are aiming really high and doing something new, you must be also prepared to fail, learn from your mistakes and begin with a new plan. More motivated than before.More James Cameron quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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